New movies in cinemas this week

We have compiled together the latest movies opening in cinemas in Oman this week. Take your pick from the movies listed below.

The Commuter

Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 45m, Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson

Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train.


Goodbye Christopher Robin

Drama/Biography ‧ 1h 47m, Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie and Kelly Macdonald

After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son’s growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner,” published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.



Drama/Crime ‧ 2h 23m, Starring: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith

In the summer of 1967, rioting and civil unrest starts to tear apart the city of Detroit. Two days later, a report of gunshots prompts the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Army National Guard to search and seize an annex of the nearby Algiers Motel. Several policemen start to flout procedure by forcefully and viciously interrogating guests to get a confession. By the end of the night, three unarmed men are gunned down while several others are brutally beaten.


Darkest Hour

Drama/History ‧ 2h 5m, Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James and Kristin Scott Thomas

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.


Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Drama/Romance ‧ 1h 46m, Starring: Jamie Bell, Annette Bening and Vanessa Redgrave

Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame finds romance and happiness with a younger man, but her life changes forever when she is diagnosed with breast cancer in the 1970s.


Howard Lovecraft & the Undersea Kingdom

Family/Animation ‧ 1h 29m, Voices: Mark Hamill, Ron Perlman and Christopher Plummer

After conquering R’yleh and the Frozen Kingdom young Howard Lovecraft must now travel to the Undersea Kingdom in order to free his captured family, protect three mysterious magical books, and prevent the impending wrath of Cthulhu.


Thaanaa Serndha Koottam

Tamil ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 32m, Starring: Suriya, Keerthi Suresh and RJ Balaji

Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, also known as TSK, is an upcoming 2018 Tamil-language heist film written and directed by Vignesh Shivan and produced by K. E. Gnanavel Raja.



Tamil ‧ Thriller/Action ‧ 2h 30m, Starring: Vikram, Tamannaah Bhatia and Sriman

Sketch is an upcoming Tamil film starring Vikram in the lead role. The movie is touted to be set in North Chennai and Vikram apparently plays a gangster in Sketch. This movie’s story is about the emotional drama of elite people from North Chennai.



Telugu ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 38m, Starring: Pawan Kalyan, Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel, Aadhi and Boman Irani

Agnyaathavaasi is an upcoming 2018 Indian Telugu-language film directed by Trivikram Srinivas and starring Pawan Kalyan, with Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel, Kushboo, Aadhi Pinisetty and Boman Irani in supporting roles.

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